THE BALANCE

The Most Powerful Exercise Method You've Never Heard Of

Exploring the origins of Gyrotonic, and why it's thriving in Portland

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

MEDICINE

How One Woman Transformed Primary Care with a Single Question

These magic words are changing the way doctors treat women's health.

07/13/2015 By Kelly Clarke

BIG PICTURE

Vintage Bodybuilder Photos at SE Division's Loprinzi's

Get inspired by oiled-up musclemen of years gone by.

07/13/2015 By Ramona DeNies

RESEARCH

The Portland Lawyers Who Patent Uncle Sam's Medical Breakthroughs

Meet the locals who safeguard the government's cutting-edge discoveries.

07/13/2015 By Zach Dundas

LONG STORY SHORT

The 92-Year-Old Swimmer Breaking World Records and Inspiring Us All

Oregonian Willard Lamb on aging, staying active, and what it takes to just keep swimming.

07/13/2015 By Mary Stutzman

MEDICINE

Zombie Vaccines! How PSU Is Leveraging Undead Viruses to Cure Diseases

Local virologists turn to silica to create a new wave of shots.

07/13/2015 By Jennifer Abbasi

INTERVIEWS

Three Locals Transforming Medicine and Research in Portland

A designer, a food-as-medicine proponent, and an immunologist talk groundbreaking changes in their fields.

07/13/2015 By Hannah Wallace, Jennifer Abbasi, and Zach Dundas

MEDICINE

A Portland-Led Approach to Transgender Health Care

Local doctors are reshaping how medicine approaches transgender kids and adults.

07/13/2015 By Hannah Wallace

HEAL THYSELF

Grow Your Own Herbal First-Aid Kit

Five home-grown remedies to cure what ails you

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

OM BASE

What to Expect (From Yoga) When You're Expecting

A local yoga pro reveals the benefits of prenatal yoga

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

Beauty Queen, Beware: 3 Toxic Make-Up Ingredients to Avoid

One local skin-care pro reveals the baddies in your blush.

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones

THE BALANCE

Hush Meditation's Next-Level Zen

A new meditation studio markets modernist tranquility and mental software upgrades.

07/13/2015 By Allison Jones and Keegan Clements-Housser

GOOD EATS

Portland's 10 Hottest Healthy Dishes of 2015

Welcome to flavor country, where locals are taking guilt-free nosh to a whole new level.

07/13/2015 By Rachel Ritchie and Tuck Woodstock

MEDICINE

Why Did an Ordinary Portland Teenager Suddenly Lose her Ability to Walk and Talk?

Without warning, 16-year-old Kylie O’Keefe found the slightest sound excruciating. Was it all in her head?

07/13/2015 By Nancy Rommelmann

BODY TALK

Does Pacific Northwest Skin Have Special Needs?

Why the Portland-raised esthetician behind Partly Sunny skin care crafted a line specifically for Northwest faces.

07/09/2015 By Allison Jones

FIT CITY

One Local Cardiologist Has Your Personal Exercise Prescription

This Providence running group gives Portlanders the heart to start exercising—and with a new book, the principles are available to everyone.

07/06/2015 By Mary Stutzman

TREAT YO SELF

6 Stress Relief Tips from Portland's Ayurvedic Experts

Calm yourself with Ahara Rasa's lessons from the time-honored Indian "science of life."

05/27/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

Where to Shop for Green Beauty Products in PDX

Searching for organic makeup and skin care? We've got a few favorites to share.

03/17/2015 By Allison Jones

HEALTH NEWS

Providence Oregon Ditches Soda and Sugary Drinks

The health care organization will remove all added-sugar beverages from its Oregon hospitals and medical offices in 2015.

01/08/2015 By Allison Jones

BODY TALK

10 Reasons to Love Portland-Based GladRags

From comfort to community building to lifetime cost savings of more than $3000, there's plenty to adore about these reusable menstrual products.

01/07/2015 By Tuck Woodstock